IPL 2021: RCB’s AB de Villiers concerned about humidity in UAE says, ‘Old man like me need to stay fresh’ – Royal Challengers Bangalore’s star batsman AB de Villiers has expressed concern over extreme humidity in UAE ahead of the IPL 2021 phase 2. de Villiers said that the humidity in UAE is high so players will be sweating a lot. RCB is currently practising in Dubai with just 6 days to go for the 2nd phase of IPL 2021.
Bold Diaries: AB starts net sessions
The cameras were on Mr.360 as he resumed practice ahead of #IPL2021. AB spoke to us about his first hit, reuniting with RCB, & how he visualizes the match situations in his mind, on @myntra presents Bold Diaries.#PlayBold #WeAreChallengers pic.twitter.com/jhd23zv99q
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 13, 2021
“It was very good. The wicket was a bit sticky so it was quite tough actually. Bowlers bowled very well and it’s humid here, we are gonna sweat a lot which is good for losing a bit of weight but for an old man like me, I need to stay fresh as much as I can,” AB said.
IPL 2021: Weather in UAE
Temperatures begin to drop in September, marking the end of the summer, but with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C, Dubai is still a hotspot – literally. Like the summer months, there is practically no rainfall and the humidity finally begins to subside, visitors shouldn’t find themselves too damp or uncomfortable.
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IPL 2021: The average temperature during September is still very hot at 33°C 4°C higher than in October. The warm season in Dubai typically lasts from May 18th until September 25th, with an average daily high of 37°C and an average low of 31°C. The highest temperature recorded in September in recent years was a blistering 45.1°C, while the lowest was only 16.5°C.
ABD on RCB in first phase
Virat Kohli’s RCB was in top form in the first phase of the IPL having lost just two games out of seven. And are ranked 3rd in the points table? AB is confident that the team will continue the quality performance in the next phase.
RCB’s AB de Villiers
IPL 2021: “It was a nice session and was nice to see everyone out there. All the guys are looking forward to get going. I am looking forward to tomorrow’s warm-up game. Absolutely, I have missed the guys. I have caught up with few individuals and I will get to meet up with the older guys over the next few days. I have covered a couple of guys today and it’s nice to hear all the stories and what they got up to in the last couple of months. And, it’s great to be together as a team again,” AB de Villiers concluded.